President Obama displays his Nobel Peace Prize during a ceremony in Oslo in December 2009. During his acceptance speech, the president discussed the concept of a "just war," saying: "There will be times when nations — acting individually or in concert — will find the use of force not only necessary but morally justified." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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U.S. Intervention In Libya: A Noble Use Of Force?

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Obama Faces Criticism Of Mission In Libya

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House Panel Delves Into Nuclear Energy Questions

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Obama Nuclear Policy Plan Takes A Hit

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U.S. Power Plants Should Withstand Natural Disasters

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NPR's Scott Horsley Reports On U.S. Assistance

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Obama Addresses Disaster In Japan

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A $5 per gallon price is posted at a gas station in Belmont, Calif., on Wednesday. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Rising Gas Prices Spur Calls For U.S. Oil Production

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As Deficit Looms, 'Gang Of Six' Seeks Compromise

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S. Korea Trade Deal May Be Delayed By Other Pacts

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The sun gleamed down on the closed Washington Monument as the federal budget impasse continued in Washington on Jan. 4, 1996. Brawling and bargaining by turns, President Clinton and Republican congressional leaders struggled to make progress toward a balanced budget, while blaming each other for a partial government shutdown that inconvenienced millions. Dennis Cook/AP hide caption

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Democrats, GOP Try To Be Pennywise And Political

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Democratic Governors Visit White House

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Cleveland Businesses Tell Obama How He Can Help

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Obama Team Holds Business Summit In Cleveland

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President Obama faced a battery of questions about his budget Tuesday during a news conference at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington. One problem Obama and other politicians confront when it comes to the budget is that most voters want more government than they're willing to pay for. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Balancing The Budget: The Problem Might Be You

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